Ogden City Corporation
  • 13-Feb-2018 to 01-Mar-2018 (MST)
  • Water Utility
  • Ogden, UT, USA
  • $26.33 to $35.92
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Eligible for Benefits


To organize, manage, and administer various programs and activities of the Public Utilities Division within the Public Services Department; to assure the safe and effective operation of the division; and to provide highly responsible and complex administrative support to the Water Utilities Manager. Receives administrative direction from the Public Utilities Manager. Exercises direct supervision over supervisory, professional, technical and clerical staff.



Four years of increasingly responsible experience in the operation and maintenance of a public utility including two years of administrative and supervisory experience; training equivalent to an Associates of science degree from an accredited college with major course work in accounting, business administration, or a related field; any combination of education, training, and experience which clearly demonstrates the ability to successfully perform the duties of the position, Must possess a Class "B" Utah CDL. Ability to obtain Utah Grade IV Water Distribution Certification within one year of hire date, ability to obtain Utah Grade IV Water Treatment Certification within one year of hire date.



Employee will be required to complete NIMS IS100, IS200, ICS300, ICS400, IS700, IS800, IS701, IS703, and IS775 one year of hire date.


Failure to obtain license and certificate as outlined above will result in termination from the position.



  • Promote and follow the City's mission statement, values and expectations
  • Assume supervisory responsibility for all services and activities of the Public Utility Division.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies, and priorities for assigned programs; recommend and administer policies and procedures.
  • Identify opportunities for improving service delivery methods and procedures; review with Public Utility Manager; implement improvements.
  • Select, train, motivate and evaluate Division personnel; provide or coordinate staff training including safety training; work with employees to correct deficiencies; implement discipline and termination procedures.
  • Participate in the development and administration of the Public Utility Division program annual budget; forecast funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials, and supplies; direct the monitoring of and approve expenditures; implement adjustments.
  • Direct the handling of inquiries and complaints from the public regarding water service; meet with customers on serious or unusual complaints.
  • Assist Public Utility Manager to establish special projects and programs; prepare various reports on the activities of the Division; coordinate the input of all work activities of the Division into the computer.
  • Provide responsible staff assistance to the Public Utility Manager.
  • Coordinate activities with other divisions and departments within the City.
  • Conduct a variety of organizational studies, investigations, and operational studies; recommend modifications to Public Utility Division programs, policies, and procedures as appropriate.
  • Attend and participate in professional group meetings; stay abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of water operations.
  • Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.
  • Participate in safety and risk management activities; take action to reduce liability to the city.
  • Attendance and punctuality are essential functions of this position.      
  • Employee is required to work as a team and frequently meet with co-workers and supervisors; employee is required to communicate in-person with the public during office hours; and employee is required to use on-site equipment.




  • Maintain divisional supplies and equipment; order as necessary.



Knowledge, skills, abilities:

  • OSHA, State UOSH, safety procedures appropriate for construction applications.
  • Operational characteristics, services and activities of a comprehensive water operations program.
  • Management skills to analyze programs, policies and operational needs.
  • Principles and practices of program development and administration.
  • Principles and practices of municipal budget preparation and administration.
  • Principles of supervision, training and performance evaluation.
  • Principles and practices of water plant operation, water treatment and back flow control.
  • Pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, codes and regulations.
  • Manage, direct and coordinate the work of lower level staff.
  • Select, supervise, train and evaluate staff.
  • Oversee and direct the operations, services and activities of the Public Utility Division.
  • Develop and administer division goals, objectives and procedures.
  • Prepare and administer large and complex budgets.
  • Prepare clear and concise administrative and financial reports.
  • Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goals.
  • Research, analyze, and evaluate new service delivery methods and techniques.
  • Interpret and apply Federal, State and local policies, laws and regulations.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Maintain effective audio-visual discrimination and perception needed for making observations, communicating with others, reading and writing, operating assigned equipment and vehicles as required by the position.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
  • Maintain mental capacity which allows for effective interaction and communication with others.
  • Ability to comply with all city policies and regulations, including safety and risk management standards.



The work conditions described here are representative of those an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, walk and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to lift and or move up to 50 lbs.



Successful applicant must pass background check.



Driving record of successful applicant will be obtained by the HR office.



Successful applicant must submit a copy of above education requirements when requested.



Applicants MUST submit a copy of their DD-214 to the Human Resource office during the interview process. This is for initial appointments only.



Range 52 - $2,102.83 to $2,873.46 (Bi-weekly Rate) (DOQ). Typically hire at minimum. This position is eligible for benefits.



On-line applications will be accepted at www.ogdencity.com until Thursday, March 1, 2018. If you do not have access to a computer, you may come to the Ogden City Human Resources office located at 2549 Washington Blvd., Suite 220, Ogden, UT 84401 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.


All applications/resumes will be evaluated and ranked on the basis of relevant education and experience as stated therein. Highest ranking applicants may be invited for a personal interview.



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